The one who got his head stuck in the cat tower - now that was funny! Agent—The Steve Laube Agency, 5501 N. The heroines are relatively young twenties to thirties so young mothers will definitely relate. A very light read, but I couldn't get it finished fast enough. I read it in about 3 hours after my daughter went to bed. Why am I talking about reading times? I am looking forward to more Meredith Efken! I could really relate with pretty much every character of the book.
I'm not a mother, but even I had fun reading about all their trials and tribulations with their husbands and kids. This one had many moments where I found myself actually laughing out loud. ~ Henry David Thoreau ~ Read the best books first,or you may not have a chance to read them at all. Of course I am not one, but I will prally be one in the future check back with me in about 8 years. It's hard to love someone in sickness and in health when he's never home! Most of the women who belong to the forum are normal moms who struggle to find balance.
All in all, this book helped passed the time and was decent. Veronica knows the true state of Rosalyn's life, and Rosalyn panics at the thought that her ruse might be revealed to her correspondents. You just want to keep reading and reading. It's hard to love someone in sickness and in health when he's never home! Earth-mother Iona and young mom Hannah are thrilled to join the weekend getaway sans hubbies and kids. I could really relate with pretty much every character of the book. I skimmed this piece of crap just to get to the blessed end so I could say I read it.
Amends: These could stand to be made between officious list moderator Rosalyn Ebberly and her pampered sister, Veronica. Success: Her workaholic husband is driving Dulcie Huckleberry around the bend. The book is like many other Chick-Lits in that it's more character-driven strong spiritual threads than plot-driven by a single thread of action. I'll admit, I was a little leery when I started this, as I am not usually a reader of fiction books marketed towards religious audiences. I am really looking foward to the next book.
~ Dawn Adams ~ A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. I spend a lot of time on email with my friends and family, so the email format was both familiar and a clever fictional tool. It was funny in places, but mostly I found it annoying. The e-mail format is cute for a light read, and it is a truly fluff read. Reading the third book second definitely spoiled book two for me I know many of the secrets , but it won't stop me from reading it as soon as I can get my hands on it.
But the reader finds out why she acts the way she does so it's understandable, but for a while yes, this reader agreed with the 5 women. And we're there for each other. The structure of this novel is unusual: the entire novel is made up of emails exchanged among a group of women. I thought this would be a funny book, maybe with some Mommy conflicts. Motherhood: Teen-mom-turned-farmer's-wife Brenna Lindberg can deal with the mud and the chickens, but what about her husband's desire for a child of his own? Even though we're not in the same state, we've all got a baby around the same age. I found the emails to be quite entertaining, especially the stories about the kids. Anyone who has ever been on an email group will understand the book.
I liked this book because it dealt with a lot of issues: infertility, adoption, feeling overwhelmed, marital unfaithfulness and temptation. This book was especially fun for me because I've belonged to an email loop since my daughter was a baby and the ladies in the group have become like real friends even though I've only met one of them in the real world. But where else could they discuss things like. Writing the book as if it were emails between friends allowed the author to revel in weak writing styles. It definitely makes you feel better about your own situations and lets you know that you are not the only mom who struggles to balance everything.
There was bible talk, and pastor's wives, and church stuff, and while I'm Jewish, but non-practicing, and open to other religions, I found it was a bit too much for me. These women still had faults. ~ Oswald Chambers ~ Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Meredith Efken Home Page, January 18, 2006. You really feel as if you are a part of the list as a lurker. Her last email in the book was still judgemental and I was disappointed that she didn't realize how judgemental and hyprocritical she was being. And Can I Really Know Him? I enjoyed the sarcastic emails that would follow showing how the characters would feel after a Roslayn post.
Even though I'm still reading this book I feel confident saying that it will thoroughly entertain any mom who has been a part of a group of any kind. Art: Let the children express themselves, opines artistic Zelia Muzuwa, and then her son's head gets stuck inside a kitty scratching post… Health: Surely aches and pains are normal in an active little boy, yet those of soccer-mom Jocelyn Millard's son don't seem to be going away. However, there are five clear subplots interwoven together, taking the place of one main one, with Dulcie's plot taking precedence over the others. There's also an incredible amount of tongue-in-cheek sarcasm that had me rolling. ~ Walt Disney ~ If we encounter a man of rare intellect,we should ask him what books he reads.
This enjoyable book was found by accident on the new books shelf at my library. I wouldn't recommend this book to anyone, except if you need something to burn. It shows how good a book it was. Education: Graduated from Vineyard Leadership Institute, 2006. I liked the format becuase it was different and it's nice to have a change in my fiction reading. But this book about stay-at-home mothers struck a deep chord with me. Camy here: This has got to be one of the funniest books I've read this year.